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Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

12 August 2015

The IOC today announced the list of 15 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will support the young athletes going to the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games from 12 to 21 February 2016 in Lillehammer, Norway.

Vander-Kuyp reflects 20 years on from record run

Vander-Kuyp reflects 20 years on from record run

11 August 2015

On 11 August 1995 Kyle Vander-Kuyp set the Australian record for the 110m hurdles at the World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden with his time of 13.29 seconds.

Rio Team Appeal launched in WA

Rio Team Appeal launched in WA

11 August 2015

The WA Olympic Team Appeal has kicked off in style with an exclusive cocktail party held in the Office of the Premier.

Bright eyes best Aussie winter star tag

Bright eyes best Aussie winter star tag

11 August 2015

Torah Bright will target two events in her final Games as she eyes off the opportunity to becomes Australia's greatest Winter Olympian.

Time to step up says Rio Team leader

Time to step up says Rio Team leader

5 August 2015

RIO 2016: Australian Team Leader Kitty Chiller, says it is time some other sports “stepped up” and won medals to ease the pressure on our swimmers.

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

4 August 2015

One year out from the Rio Olympic Games is a good time to reflect and recall the journey of Australia’s Olympians.

Men's Water polo team believe they can make semis

Men's Water polo team believe they can make semis

4 August 2015

The Australian men’s water polo team take on Greece tonight in a quarterfinal at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, aiming to qualify for their first semi final at this level in 17 years.

Aussies downed by Slovenia as Rio qualifiers approach

Aussies downed by Slovenia as Rio qualifiers approach

4 August 2015

The Australian men's basketball team have suffered a third straight loss on their European tour after going down 79-70 to 13th ranked Slovenia.

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

Larkin on course to emulate hero Welsh in 100M backstroke

4 August 2015

Australia may soon have a new men's backstroke legend with Mitch Larkin looking to emulate the achievements of his childhood idol Matt Welsh.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).